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trans-fat

[trans-fat] /ˈtrænsˌfæt/
noun
2.
trans-fatty acids collectively.
Also, trans fat.
Origin
1980-85; trans- + fat
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British Dictionary definitions for trans fat

trans-fatty acid

noun
1.
a polyunsaturated fatty acid that has been converted from the cis-form by hydrogenation: used in the manufacture of margarine
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trans fat
  (trāns)   
A fat containing trans fatty acids.
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